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First Buddhist Monk to do SELF immolation in Protest of Vietnam War 

June 11, 1963

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monk_1.gif (487694 bytes)                                                     First Buddhist Monk to do Self Immolation

    translation =(Buddhist) monk T Quang Duc
  Suicide by burning in fire for his faith (beliefs)
                            On 6/11/1963 @ Saigon

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Signing Documentation

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Dowsed with Gasoline & sitting in Lotus position

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The flame was ignited

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Stoic as the flames burned

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Cremated by the fire and stoic the entire time

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He is taken away

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The Heart that would not burn is put on the alter at the Buddhist Temple.

These photos/cards were purchased at their Temple in Saigon- After he had done this.

 

Provided by Gerald "Jerry" Masini

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